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Category: 
Illustration and Comic Art
Price: 
$322.00

Capture a child's imagination with original artwork while learning the tricks of the illustration trade. During this class, students will explore a wide range of children's book illustration, from traditional to contemporary. Students will learn what makes a children's book unique; how to communicate through illustration; and how to conceptualize and storyboard ideas. The instructor will also demonstrate a variety of materials that can be used to illustrate a book. Students will be encouraged to experiment with different media and begin to create their own children's books, from the sketch phase to final illustrations. The instructor will also provide information on how to enter this competitive field and navigate the business practices of working as a children's book illustrator. / There will be no class on July 4. / Materials fee of $5 in addition to class tuition. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Prerequisites: Previous drawing experience helpful, but not required.

What to Bring: Pen or pencil; notebook or sketchbook. A complete list of suggested materials will be discussed during the first class meeting.

Register Before: June 1

If the minimum enrollment is not met by the deadline above, the class will be canceled on this date. Registration will remain open after this date if the minimum enrollment has been met.

Class Savings

  • Register on or before May 19 and save $25.
  • Register for more than one class at a time and receive $25 off each additional class (same-day registrations only).
  • Additional savings. Are you eligible?

Questions?

Contact MCAD Continuing Education at continuing_education@mcad.edu or call 612.874.3765.

Course Details

SKU:
VA 4139 SU17
Date Start: 
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Date End: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Time: 
6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Room: 
Main Building Room 231
Age Group: 
Adults
Age Requirement: 
Open to students ages 18 and above.
Days of Week: 
Tuesday
Prerequisites: 
Previous drawing experience helpful, but not required.